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Competition Bureau and RCMP to Cooperate on Investigations

The Competition Bureau has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the RCMP to facilitate the coordinated investigation and enforcement of Competition Act offences. According to a statement released ... [more] Full article

Canada Gets Tough on Foreign Corruption

Amendments to Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) that came into force last week toughen penalties for foreign corruption.

The CPFOA makes it a crime in Canada to bribe foreign officials. Canadian companies operating abroad, particularly in emerging markets, need to be aware of the CFPOA. Key amendments include the introduction of nationality jurisdiction to the CFPOA, a new books and records offence, and increased sentences. [more] Full article